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Baba Joon

'Baba Joon': Review

By Dan Fainaru

Dir/scr: Yuval Delshad. Israel, 2015.



Asian Film Market

Asian Film Market grapples with timing, industry future

7-Oct-2015 | By

This year’s Asian Film Market (October 3-6) worked hard to address developments transforming the pan-Asian film industry but compared to previous years, business appeared to be slow.

Ryan Kavanaugh

Relativity TV sale approved

6-Oct-2015 | By John Hazelton

Relativity Television will go to a group of creditors, with Ryan Kavanaugh’s consortium set to take the rest of Relativity Media.

Rutger Hauer

Hauer, Madsen join Broken Key

6-Oct-2015 | By John Hazelton

Rutget Hauer and Michael Madsen are cast alongside Geraldine Chaplin and Franco Nero in the Italy-set mystery thriller.

Glen Basner

Basner, Sloss, Elwes, Xiaotian to speak at AFM

6-Oct-2015 | By John Hazelton

This year’s AFM programme will offer new conference sessions on China and festivals and speakers including Glen Basner, John Sloss, Cassian Elwes and the president of China Film Co-Production Corporation.

Tom Hiddleston

Tom Hiddleston named first BFI Ambassador

6-Oct-2015 | By Michael Rosser

The British Film Institute (BFI) has named actor Tom Hiddleston as its first BFI Ambassador.

Lopez says Aloha Santa

6-Oct-2015 | By John Hazelton

George Lopez will play the title character in Infinite Entertainment Now’s Aloha Santa, with Jonathan Yudis directing.


East London site touted as potential studio venue

6-Oct-2015 | By Andreas Wiseman

Owners explore studio potential after location shoots for Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Channel 4’s Humans.

Lost In Hong Kong

‘Lost in Hong Kong’ leads strong week for China films

6-Oct-2015 | By Silvia Wong

CHINA BOX OFFICE: Lost in Hong Kong surged past $200m during the lucrative National Day week.

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Iceland's Pegasus reveals project slate

6-Oct-2015 | By

Snorri Thórisson, CEO of Reykjavík-based production outfit Pegasus Pictures (Icelandic line producer of Game Of Thrones), has revealed details of the company’s latest feature projects.

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Academy promotes Ford and Deutchman

6-Oct-2015 | By John Hazelton

Brooke Ford adds oversight of Alchemy’s acquisitions team to her remit and Jeff Deutchman gets expanded production role.

Lord of the Rings The Two Towers

Former A-Film exec reveals struggles at Benelux distributor

6-Oct-2015 | By

In an outspoken interview, Erik Engelen, former director of acquisitions at Benelux distribution outfit A-Film (and still a consultant there), has given his views on what has brought one of the region’s most respected independent companies to its knees.

Richard Cook

Talent agent Richard Cook calls for film fund/festival rethink

6-Oct-2015 | By

Leading European talent agent Richard Cook has called for a radical re-thinking of both the European film festival system and of public funding bodies like Eurimages and MEDIA.

john toll

ASC to honour Toll, Peterson and Bennett

6-Oct-2015 | By Tom Grater

The ASC will recognise the trio’s achievements at their annual awards ceremony in February.

The Third Way Of Love

Busan: Mirovision launches sales on ‘Third Way Of Love’

6-Oct-2015 | By

South Korean sales agent Mirovision has launched sales on Korea-China co-production The Third Way Of Love, directed by Korean filmmaker John H. Lee (A Moment To Remember).

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Malaysia’s Sonneratia backs Asia Tropical, Red Films

6-Oct-2015 | By

EXCLUSIVE: Malaysia’s Sonneratia Capital has signed partial slate financing arrangements with two local production companies – Lina Tan’s Red Films and Adrian Teh’s Asia Tropical Films.


Nordic focus at Leipzig co-production meeting

6-Oct-2015 | By

35 projects will be presented to 70 potential partners.

Hana Makhmalbaf

Busan: ‘London Stories’ wins at Asian Project Market

6-Oct-2015 | By

Busan’s Asian Film Market closed today with Hana Makhmalbaf’s London Stories picking up the top Busan Award at the Asian Project Market.

Lionsgate Starz

Lionsgate in “advanced talks” over Starz merger

5-Oct-2015 | By John Hazelton

Lionsgate is in “advanced talks” to merge with US movie channel Starz, according to a Los Angeles Times report.



Santa Monica pier

Call For Submissions: Screen's AFM 2015 Product Guide

Screen International presents our 2015 AFM Product Guide.


David Puttnam

UK film distribution "worth $1.8bn"

The Film Distributors Association has today released a report quantifying the value of film distribution in the UK.



Stars of Tomorrow 2015 cover

DIGITAL EDITION: Stars of Tomorrow 2015

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Browse this year’s selection of the hottest upcoming actors and filmmakers…

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Zurich 2015: Screen's dailies

Read Screen International’s daily magazines from the 11th Zurich Film Festival here.

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Paul Webster and Joe Wright

Joe Wright and Paul Webster talk 'Pan'


Director Joe Wright and producer Paul Webster talk to NFTS about their vision for ‘Pan’ and making a tentpole movie with Warner Bros.


'Gold': First-look image

2-Oct-2015 | By

Soaking wet, grizzled Matthew McConaughey and Edgar Ramirez are hatching a crazy plot in the jungle – what’s not to like?

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Dinard British Film Festival gets underway

2-Oct-2015 | By Tom Grater

The 26th edition launched last night with guests including Natalie Dormer and Hanif Kureishi.


Joe Menendez

Joe Menendez, 'Ladrones'

A film about opportunity seems fitting for director Joe Menendez and writer Jon Molerio, who have finally collaborated on their first project 16 years after a fateful encounter.

Busan: Larry Yang talks 'Mountain Cry'

Larry Yang, director of Busan closing film Mountain Cry, explains how he adapted a rural Chinese story set in the 1980s for contemporary audiences in China and overseas.

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Sarah Gavron talks ‘Suffragette’

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: Sarah Gavron on her BFI London Film Festival opener Suffragette and the challenges of being a female film-maker.

Margarethe von Trotta

German director Margarethe von Trotta reflects on career

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: In Reykjavik to collect a lifetime achievement award, Margarethe von Trotta reflects on an illustrious career with ScreenDaily.

Joko Anwar talks 'A Copy Of My Mind'

Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar on his new film A Copy Of My Mind.

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Mipcom: On demand in demand

SCREEN SUBSCRIBERS: On demand in demand; The impact of Netflix in Australia; Asia’s VOD players.


Joko Anwar talks 'A Copy Of My Mind'

Indonesian filmmaker Joko Anwar on his new film A Copy Of My Mind.

Busan: Larry Yang talks 'Mountain Cry'

Larry Yang, director of Busan closing film Mountain Cry, explains how he adapted a rural Chinese story set in the 1980s for contemporary audiences in China and overseas.

Tom Lin

Tom Shu-yu Lin talks 'Zinnia Flower'

Taiwanese filmmaker Tom Shu-yu Lin explains how making drama Zinnia Flower became a cathartic part of the grieving process after losing his wife.

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Busan: Eddie Cahyono, Ifa Isfansyah enter 'The Wasted Land'

Indonesian filmmakers Eddie Cahyono and Ifa Isfansyah talk about their APM project The Wasted Land and the thriving indie filmmaking scene in Jogjakarta.

Zhang Yang

Busan: Zhang Yang takes 'Paths Of The Soul'

The latest feature from Beijing-based filmmaker Zhang Yang is the ultimate road movie – following a group of Tibetan Buddhists as they make a 2,000km pilgrimage to and from Lhasa, prostrating themselves every few metres of the way.

O Muel

Busan: O Muel opens 'Eyelids'

Korean director O Muel is back in Busan with the world premiere of Eyelids in the Korean Cinema Today – Vision section.


New Busan co-director Kang Soo-youn talks bright future

As the 20th Busan International Film Festival launches, new co-director Kang Soo-youn tells Jean Noh why the event is stronger than ever despite a year of political turmoil and funding cuts

Hana Makhmalbaf

Busan's Asian Project Market: bridging the divide

Busan International Film Festival’s Asian Project Market will once again bring together the continent’s film-makers with major players from the European industry.

Eric Khoo

Eric Khoo talks 'In the Room', '7 Letters'

Singaporean director Eric Khoo has two films in Busan’s A Window On Asian Cinema section.

Anthony Chen

'Ilo Ilo' director Anthony Chen talks Asian Film Academy and challenges

Singaporean filmmaker Anthony Chen is in Busan this year at the Asian Film Academy (AFA) as directing mentor.


Mozez Singh talks Busan opener 'Zubaan'

Nine years in the making, Mozez Singh’s feature directorial debut is the story of a young man who escapes his humble roots in Punjab to become a big shot in the corporate world in both Delhi and Dubai.


Clare Binns to receive exhibition honour at Screen Awards

The Screen Awards set to take place in London next month.

Screen Awards

Screen Awards 2015 shortlist revealed

Fox/Fox Searchlight, Universal and Metrodome lead the nominations; Amy Winehouse documentary is the most nominated film.